DEST IS ONE OF THE 6 CANDIDATES
Sergiño Dest aspires to be the best American player of 2020
Published:11/12/2020 - 00:59h
Updated:11/12/2020 - 00:59h
Sergiño Dest is being one of Barça's debutants who is showing his face. That good performance with the Catalans, added to his good season at Ajax, make him one of the candidates to win the award for best American footballer of 2020
Sergiño Dest Is being one of the 'inexperienced' of the FC Barcelona that better level is giving this season. The Dutch with American passport arrived this summer of the Ajax to compete with Sergi Roberto in the right-handed side. After the course of Nélson Semedo to the Wolverhampton, the culés looked for with the ex 'ajacied' a profile of carrilero more offensive, technician and with more future.
Although Ronald Koeman had he from the first day, Sergi Roberto finish imposing and the North American turned into his acting. But the one of Reus fell lesionado does some weeks and the North American has turned into the '2' headline since. If before settling already was leaving good feelings, since it is indisputable is being one of the most stood out of the Barça.
This good performance with the blaugrana, added to the very that played with the Ajax in the course 2019/2020 have done him be one of the main candidates to do with the prize to better American footballer this year 2020. The Federation of Football of United States announced the list with the players nominated to this award this Thursday, in which it is the barcelonista.
In addition to Sergiño, the others nominated are Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders), Weston McKennie (Juventus), Christian Pulisic (Chelsea), Gyasi Zardes (Columbus Crew) and Tyler Adams (RB Leipzig). Of all they, in addition to Dest, definitely Pulisic, Adams and McKennie are the most known candidates, since they are those that play in Europe in several leading teams.
Between all these names, Pulisic is surely the big favourite after his good year happened in London. The ex of the Borussia Dortmund marked 11 goals and delivered 10 assistances the course happened in the 34 meetings that contested, figures very good taking into account that it was his first campaign in the Premier League. This season, instead, the physical problems have separated him of the team in a lot of parties and so only carries 2 targets in 8 crashes.
Pulisic Already has won the prize twice
It is necessary to stand out that the 'blue' already has won this prize in two occasions in his career (2017 and 2019). The normal, taking into account his statistics, is that it go back to do with this award. McKennie And Morris have not won it, but already had state nominated twice. By his side, Adams and Zardes attain his second nomination, whereas it is the first of Dest, that won the prize to better youngster of United States in 2019.
The vote begins this 10 December and closes on 16 December. The winners will give to know the Friday 18 December and it is necessary to stand out that the votes collect of the votes of the trainers and players of the national selection, members of the managerial board of the footballers of United States, of the Council of athletes of football of EE.UU, of technicians of the American league of football (MLS and USL), and members of media, ex players and administrators.